Carbohytrades are also called sucharids or sugars. The GI (glycemic index) says how fast a carbohydrate is absorbed by the body. The Carbohydrate with the highest GI is sugar like we heve in in sweets or put it into our caffee. In General most carbohydrates are good and fast energy sources. One gram of carbohydrate has 4 kilocalories. (same as protein) Fats have much more energy (9 Kcal / gram).

Carbohydrate intake

  • Carbohydrates with a low GI are better.
  • Eat 1:30 hours before training.
  • Suger is the fastet form of energy. If you are really powered out, a few grams of sugar or a sweet drink can work wonders.

Good and bad Carbohydrates: Good carbs (Low GI) first

  • Dark Bread
  • Noodels, other bread, potatoes
  • Fruits
  • Pure white sugar